Dorothy Cooper 1724

 

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In the name of god amen. I Dorothy Cooper of Coppull in the county of Lancaster widow being aged and infirm of body but of perfect mind and memory do for the settling my temporal concerns make this my last will and testament in manner and form following.  Imprimis I give and bequeath to Agnes Barrow my daughter after debts and funeral expenses are paid off all my clothes and wearing apparel or so many of them as she shall think proper for her use and what sort of my apparel is not for her use to be disposed of by my executor hereafter named as he in his discretion shall think most proper.  Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Dorothy Horrobine the sum of ten shillings.  Item I give to Hugh Cooper my son the sum of ten shillings all the rest residue and remainder of my goods of what sort and kind so ever I give and bequeath unto my son William Cooper.  And lastly I nominate and appoint William Cooper my son executor of this my last will and testament hoping he will see the same performed as my trust is in him reposed utterly disannuling and making void all other wills and bequests by me heretofore made.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this eleventh day of may anno domini 1720. Dorothy Cooper sealed signed published and declared to be the last will and testament of me the said Dorothy Cooper in the presence of Henry Barker Nathaniel Cooper Thomas Shaw

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